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Title: A Contemporary Look at Capital Punishment in America Today

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Date: July 4, 2003
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Professor David Baldus examined 2500 homicide cases in Georgia, in the 1970's, and found that a person accused of killing a white person was 4.3 percent more likely to be sentenced to death ("Double Justice" Para. 6). In Maryland, criminologist Raymond Paternoster found that race of the victim played a large role in whether or not the prosecutor would seek the death penalty ("Death Penalty Injustice" Para...

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2). In 2004 a Supreme Court justice wrote, "Even under the most sophisticated death penalty statutes, race continues to play a major role in determining who shall live and who shall die" (Fins 3). After hearing these words from one of the most honorable persons in our society, capital punishment needs to be re-evaluated, and should be unconstitutional until race bias is cleared...

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